Dutch ICT industry calls for govt to work on attracting more subsea cables

Friday 15 May 2020 | 12:02 CET | News
The Dutch ICT industry has called on the government to do more to support international data cables landing in the country. The lack of plans or projects for new subsea cables puts at risk the country's position as a major international data exchange, several industry groups said in a joint letter to the telecoms secretary Mona Keijzer. 

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